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What exactly is Mensa? How smart do you have to be to join?

Mensa is an organization for people with very high IQs. What does it take to get accepted into this organization? Learn about Mensa in this article.


The Ultimate Learning Quiz

The Ultimate Learning Quiz

Human beings have a major capacity for learning new skills and information throughout their lives. Prove your learning knowledge at HowStuffWorks. See more »

The Dale Carnegie Quiz

The Dale Carnegie Quiz

He emerged from poverty a famous self-help advocate. Prove how much you know about Dale Carnegie with this HowStuffWorks quiz. See more »

The Self-help Guru Quiz

The Self-help Guru Quiz

The self-help market is burgeoning with tips (and sometimes tricks). Prove how much you know about these self-help gurus at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Why do children play?

Why do children play?

Children in every part of the world play. Philosophers and psychologists say children play for more reasons than just having fun. Learn more. See more »

How TED Talks Work

How TED Talks Work

TED talks spread innovative ideas and exciting discoveries through 18-minute talks. Learn more about the history, production and impact of TED talks. See more »

What were the first distance learning courses?

What were the first distance learning courses?

Students have been taught via long distance for centuries; before the Internet. Learn what the first distance learning courses were at HowStuffWorks. See more »

How many MOOC students finish their courses?

How many MOOC students finish their courses?

Massive open online courses are extremely popular nowadays. Learn how many MOOC students finish their courses at HowStuffWorks. See more »

How do libraries work with ebooks?

How do libraries work with ebooks?

Seems like lending out ebooks should be a relatively simple matter for libraries, but it's not. Learn how libraries work with ebooks at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Will MOOCs make college obsolete?

Will MOOCs make college obsolete?

Massive open online courses are the hot, new way to educate the masses. Learn if MOOCs will make college obsolete at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Can you get college credit for MOOC classes?

Can you get college credit for MOOC classes?

You have just finished that algebra MOOC from an Ivy League university. Learn if you can get college credit for your MOOC classes at HowStuffWorks.com See more »